Web Interface Designer - Victoria, BC | Upandup Studios | FreshGigs.ca | 14/12/11
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Web Interface Designer Contract

Location: Victoria, BC
Company Name: Upandup Studios ()
Category: Graphic Design, User Experience, Web Design / Development

Upanup Studios is looking for a talented and creative interface designer to apply web usability expertise to website and app design. This individual will work at our new offices in Cook Street Village, Victoria, BC. We’re looking for an individual that displays initiative and creativity, someone who is industry savvy and driven to continuously be at the forefront of online technologies. The ideal start date for this permanent full-time position is January 9, 2012.

What will this job be like?

  • You will translate concepts and content into appealing designs.
  • You will meet with clients from time-to-time to better understand their direction and gauge their online needs.
  • You will present concepts, articulate rationale and recommend module features to clients that best address project considerations.
  • You will sitemap, wireframe and storyboard websites and apps.
  • You will be challenged to establish a leadership role for our creative team.
  • You will be an integral part of a dynamic and growing team.
  • You may be asked, from time-to-time, to develop basic, static web pages and HTML emails.

What is required for the job?

  • You must have proven creative design backed by a strong portfolio of live work.
  • You must have at least three years experience, with a degree or diploma in the digital arts.
  • You must have expertise with Adobe CS5, notably Photoshop and/or Fireworks.
  • You must be proficient on the Mac OS X platform.
  • You must be upbeat and personable.
  • You must be enthusiastic to discover client needs and provide expert solutions.
  • You should have experience with basic development considerations, such as Javascript frameworks, Content Management Systems and industry standards.
  • You should have working knowledge of basic web languages, including but not limited to HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Why join Upanup?

  • You will shape your own future in this new position while also having an impact on a small company with exceptional growth potential.
  • You will have a fun and enjoyable work environment, with strong internal communications and positive sense of team.
  • You will be involved in projects that are challenging and interesting.
  • Your initiative will be recognized and rewarded.
  • You will work in an appealing office location in Cook Street Village, very close to downtown, the beach, Beacon Hill Park, all sorts of coffee shops and other amenities.
  • Upanup deals in advanced communications technology and you will benefit from having the right tools for the job.
  • Upanup is led by an experienced entrepreneur who previously built and led a national full-service corporate communications firm. The team will also include an exceptionally talented sales and development group.
  • Upanup has strong core values (integrity, quality, efficiency, transparency and friendliness)
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